Katherine Sanford (1924 - 1979)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Katherine Sanford’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Katherine so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Katherine’s biography.

Katherine Sanford Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Katherine Sanford and her immediate Sanford family. Add to Katherine Sanford's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Katherine.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Katherine Sanford? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Saint Augustine, Saint Johns County, Florida

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Katherine finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Katherine attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Katherine did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Katherine Sanford is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Katherine's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Katherine's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Katherine a religious woman? Add Katherine’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Katherine during various points of her life.

Timeline

1924 - In the year that Katherine Sanford was born, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

1941 - She was 17 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

1957 - Katherine was 33 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

1962 - Katherine was 38 years old when on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

1979 - In the year of Katherine Sanford's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

Katherine Sanford Family Tree

Who was Katherine’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Katherine’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Katherine's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Katherine Sanford
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Katherine's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Katherine Sanford is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Katherine Sanford passed away in September 1979 at age 55. There is no listed cause of death. She was born on February 11, 1924. We have no information about Katherine's immediate family. We know that Katherine Sanford had been residing in Saint Augustine, Saint Johns County, Florida.

Memories

What do you remember about Katherine Sanford? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Katherine is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Katherine Sanford

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources